The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
  • Cast: Jaeden Lieberher, Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, Dean Norris
  • UK release: 23 June 2017

Susan (Watts) is an unconventional mother whose genius son Henry (Lieberher) comes up with a plan to save his schoolfriend Christina (Ziegler) from her abusive father (Norris). A manipulative mid-point twist turns the schmaltz up to eleven in a deranged tearjerker which is both unbearably twee and strangely fascinating.

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The Book of Henry

19 Jun 20172 stars

Colin Trevorrow's deranged tearjerker finds him channelling Steven Spielberg once again

Throw in a heap of Little Man Tate, a pinch of Simon Birch, mix it all up with elements of a revenge thriller and you'll just about be able to imagine the twee tone of this deranged tearjerker from Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow, with a…

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